Top Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelors degree Programs - 2022

A program that focuses on the scientific, humanistic, and critical study of human communication in a variety of formats, media, and contexts. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of interpersonal, group, organizational, professional, and intercultural communication; speaking and listening; verbal and nonverbal interaction; rhetorical theory and criticism; performance studies; argumentation and persuasion; technologically mediated communication; popular culture; and various contextual applications.

While Speech Communication and Rhetoric offers degrees up to the Post masters certificate, the majority of students earn a Bachelors degree. Students study Speech Communication and Rhetoric all over the country, though the major at the Bachelors degree level has the most graduates in California. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Speech Communication and Rhetoric is $40,000.

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See where Speech Communication and Rhetoric is the most popular major in the U.S.
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Top Colleges for Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Colorado Christian University is a top option for students who want to study Speech Communication and Rhetoric. Students can earn up to a Post masters certificate at the school. Colorado Christian University awards around 47 Bachelors degrees to those majoring in Speech Communication and Rhetoric per year. However, Walla Walla University and Waldorf University are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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